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. >> at the same time, the mainland has all these missiles aimed at taiwan. >> the u.s. government is giving the same message. with cross-strait relations as good as they are, why don't we strike a lower military posture? in 1995, china did not deploy its military in ways that were threatening to taiwan. but then there were problems in the middle of the 1990's, and china used threats of force because independence forces were emerging in taiwan. >> will taiwan become like hong kong? >> no, its circumstances are totally different. it has 90 miles of water for riya. frankly, the terms that china has offered taiwan in terms of communication are fundamentally different. taiwan gets to maintain its own armed forces. in hong kong, the mainland is responsible for defense. >> how about agreement? i canthink of terrorism, nuclear proliferation, the financial crisis -- lord knows, we need china, didn't we? >> they hold millions of dollars of reserves -- >> they really did bail us out. >> you have to hand it to the bush administration for having set up this strategic economic dialogue, and because we've
department, served as the u.s. ambassador of the philippines, the national security council, the right now he is president of the united states institute of peace. we are going to take a break and come back on the other side. "this is america." >> "this is america" is made possible by -- the national education association, the nation's largest advocate for children and public education. the american federation of teachers, a union of professionals. poongsan corporation, forging a higher global standard. the rotondaro family trust. the ctc foundation. afo communications. and the american life tv network. >> you have been president of the united states institute of peace for a chunk of time now, 1993. what would you point to as two or three major successes and say this is something we did that nobody else could really do? >> we became an operational element of our foreign affairs and national security community. we began doing the analytical work that you would call think tank-type work. we are now a think and do tank. we have taken our analytical work and we have applied that in the field. we
amazing. former ceo of the -- he changed the name -- the u.s. general accountability office. he is president and ceo of the peter g. peterson foundation, and also this "come back, america." lots to talk about. we will take a little break. "this is america." >> "this is america" is made possible by hyundai motor the national education association, the nation's largest advocate for children and public education. the league of arab states, representing 350 million people in 22 member countries. the road and borrow family trust. the ctc foundation, and the american life tv network. i should ask you, peter g. peterson -- who is that and what is that all about? >> he is a first generation american, a case study in the american dream come true. his parents came here from greece. they went to nebraska, they put him through the best schools in the country. he has been a cabinet secretary, a ceo of several enterprises, is now a billionaire because he was one of the founders of the blackstone group that went public. and he is putting his money where his mouth is and this time where his hea
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